MAD Celebrity Dina Farouk

Dina Farouk

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Film Editor Dina Farouk started her career while she was still studying Video and Film Editing at the Higher Institute of Cinema. At the time, she worked with some of Egypt's finest filmmakers including Samir Seif in Souk Al Motaa (1999). Believing in her film-cutting talent, Seif chose Dina to edit his film hit Ma'ali Al Wazir (2002), which made her one of the most in-demand names in the editing field.

Throughout her career, Farouk edited some of the best romantic-drama Egyptian films, including Hob El Banat by Khaled El Hagar. She edited three films by late director Mohamed Khan: Banat West El Balad (2005), Fi Shaket Masr El Gedeeda (2007), and Before The Summer Crowds (2015). Farouk also edited three of Kamla Abouzekri’s films: Sana Oula Nasb (2004), A’an El Eshq Wel Hawa (2006), and Malik W Ketaba (2006).

In 2007, Dina broke into the film production business by establishing WIKA for Film Production and Distribution. In 2012, WIKA produced its first feature film, Harag W’ Marag by Nadine Khan. Wika also produced Kiss Me Not (2017) by Ahmed Amer, which screened at DIFF in 2017, and Moga Harra (2013) TV series by Mohamed Yassin. Dina’s most recent work includes the feature film About Her, which landed its world premiere at the Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) in 2020. The film won her The Third Production award at The Egyptian National Film Festival.

Dina Farouk Film Editor
  • 2020 Anha (About Her)
  • 2015 Qabl Zahmet al-Saif (Before The Summer Crowds)
  • 2013 Fatat El Masna' (Factory Girl)
  • 2013 Harag W' Marag (Chaos, Disorder)
  • 2009 Ensany Ensany Gedan (Very Humane)
  • 2007 Fi Shaket Masr El Gedeeda (In the Heliopolis Flat)
  • 2004 Kan Yom Hobak (Love Coincidences)
  • 2006 Leabet El Hob (Game of Love)
  • 2006 Nahar Wa Leil (Day and Night)
  • 2005 Banat West El Balad (Downtown Girls)
  • 2003 Hob El Banat (Girls' Love)
  • 2002 Ma'ali Al Wazir (His Excellency the Minister)
  • 1999 Souk Al Motaa (The Pleasure Market)
Tv Series
  • 2013 Moga Harra (Heatwave)
  • 2010 Al-Gama'a (The Brotherhood)
Awards & Honors
  • 2021 About Her - The Third Production Award at Egyptian National Film Festival
  • 2012 Harag w' Marag – Special Jury Award at the 9th Dubai International Film Festival
  • 2007 Fi Shakat Masr El Gedida – The Egyptian National Film Festival Award
  • 2006 Malik w' Ketaba – The Egyptian Film Association Festival Award
  • 2005 Banat West El Balad – The 12th Egyptian National Film Festival Award
  • 2005 Banat West El Balad – Pan-African Film Festival Award
  • 2003 Hob El Banat – The 10th Egyptian National Film Festival Award
  • 1995 Bos Ma'a Elly Ganbk - A Special Award forFilm Editing from the Foreign Cultural Relations Center, run under the jurisdiction of Egypt's Ministry of Culture